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Even Saguaro Cacti Have Had Enough Of The Heat: AZ Desert Icons Migrating To Cooler Weather

Record-breaking heat in Arizona has had a profound and negative effect on their iconic saguaro cacti, with many younger cacti now taking root in higher elevations to escape the heat. Consecutive dry years and extreme temperatures, coupled with invasive buffelgrass, have wreaked havoc on these desert giants. There is now a growing concern among the […]